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Friday, December 1st
9:00 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Ronald E. Myers, PhD, DSW, RCaDES Coordinating Team Founder , Professor, Director of the Division of Population Science, Department of Medical Oncology, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)
Sharon Sowers, Comprehensive Cancer Control Program Director, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control


9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM

A Health System-Based Learning Community

Martha Romney RN,MS,JD,MPH, RCaDES Coordinating Team, Assistant Professor, Jefferson College of Population Health
Beth Careyva MD, RCaDES Steering Committee, Associate Director, Lehigh Valley Practice -Based Research Network, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Jenne Johns MPH, RCaDES Steering Committee, Director of Health Disparities, Corporate Medical Management, AmeriHealth Caritas
Melissa DiCarlo MPH, MS, RCaDES Project Manager, Clinical Research Coordinator, Division of Population Science, Thomas Jefferson University
Randa Sifri, RCaDES Coordinating Team, Director of Research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University


9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

10:30 AM

Adapting Evidence-Based Intervention Strategies for Implementation

Linda Fleisher PhD, MPH (Moderator), RCaDES Coordinating Team, Senior Researcher, RCaDES Coordinating Team, Digital Health, Health Communications and Disparities, Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania
Epifano De Jesus, Jr., Jefferson PASAC Member, Patient
Samira Woods, Jefferson PASAC Member, Patient
Myra Piña MD, LVHN PASAC Member, Patient
Melanie Johnson MPA, LVHN PASAC Member, Administrator
Randa Sifri MD, Jefferson Provider
Brian Stello MD, LVHN Provider


10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Identifying Sources of Support for Implementation - CRC Screening and Lung Cancer Screening Special Announcemen

Ronald E. Myers, PhD, DSW, Director, Division of Population Science, and Professor, Department of Medical Oncology, Jefferson Medical College


11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

1:00 PM

Keynote Conversation on Learning Community Formation as a Strategy for Reducing Disparities: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, & Threats

Ronald E. Myers, PhD, DSW (Moderator), Director, Division of Population Science, and Professor, Department of Medical Oncology, Jefferson Medical College
Electra Paskett PhD, Marion N. Rowley Professor of Cancer Research, Director, Division of Cancer Prevention Ohio State University
Jamie L. Studts PhD, Professor at University of Kentucky College of Medicine, and Director of Behavior and Community-Based Research SRF
Robert A. Winn MD, Associate Vice Chancellor for Community-Based Practice, and Director o f the University of Illinois Cancer Center


1:00 PM - 2:15 PM